Formula Vauxhall Lotus
1988 Formula Vauxhall (Opel) Lotus - chassis number OVL043.
Powered by the 2 L C20XE engine installed in an aluminium monocoque chassis originally assembled by Schubel of Germany. This particular car is the Vivian Daly ‘Abrakebabra’ car that was also used as one of the Ireland Team cars in the EFDA Nations Cup series.
The present paint scheme is based upon the one used on the Lotus 102B F1 car and was done in Classic Team Lotus workshop using the correct paint colours.
From 2010 to 2013 it raced in the USA with HSR BOSS series, SVRA Open Wheel Series, and SCCA Club racing. From 2014 it has been raced in Monoposto Series (UK and Spa) as well as Drexler-Automotive Formula Cup (Germany and Italy), FIA Formula Opel Racing (Germany and France). It even competed in the Brighton Speed Trial.
The car is complete with up-to-date fire extinguisher and belts, etc. Fitted with FIA catalytic converter for EU series
Massive list of spares comes with the car (too big to list in full but examples given below) and a spare Swindon Race Engineering built C20XE engine never used for sale separately £8,000 if not sold with car.
Spares: 3 complete sets of Mg wheels (tyres) + 3 spare wheels; Spare chassis rail; spare front bulkhead; 4 x spare brake disks; 7 x spare shocks; spare springs; 2 x spare side pods; spare nose; multiple spare wings; multiple spare end-plates; original fuel injection; coil packs; plug leads; 2 x spare exhaust headers; sway bars; set hubs. More pictures on web link.
Gear ratios: dozen spare gears; ratios for every track in UK and Europe.